Admission and Safeguarding Officer

May 10, 2024 | Ascent-vacancies, Vacancies, Wargrave-vacancies

Positions across Wargrave House School and Ascent College

Term Time (190 days) + 3 weeks

5 days per week 27.5 hours NJC 14-17

Pro-rata salary £ 18,067 to £19,017 per annum

The Remarkable Group has been established for over 50 years, providing the highest quality services for autistic young people. Wargrave House School (ages 5 – 16) & Ascent College (ages 16 – 25) operate a non-maintained special school and independent specialist college with an excellent reputation for delivering outstanding education and care to Autistic young people. We are the first national provider to receive
Beacon status from the National Autistic Society.

As an autism-focused school, we seek a candidate with empathy, expertise, and organisational skills. They should have an understanding of autism, demonstrating compassion for learners and home settings. As a highly oversubscribed school, they should excel in the management competencies required to oversee admissions. This is a complex process that requires liaising at a highly professional level with multiple

Proficiency in safeguarding procedures is crucial, including policy implementation, recording and actioning as appropriate. Effective communication with stakeholders is essential for building trust and fostering collaboration. Ultimately, the ideal candidate advocates for learners with autism, prioritising their rights and holistic development.

If so, we would welcome an application from you!

An opportunity has arisen for hard-working, highly skilled individuals to work with our young people. We are looking for qualified Admission and Safeguarding Officer who wish to develop their skills in this interesting and challenging field.

Applications are invited from ambitious professionals who have the vision to sustain and promote the current high standards of achievement and ensure the continued development of the organisation.

What we offer 

We offer our staff autism specific training to support continuous professional development together with a clear path for future career progression. Our benefits include an attractive pension scheme, Employee Assist Programme, long service awards, enhanced sick pay and enhanced maternity pay.

To apply

Please note applications will only be accepted on the official application form emailed to

In accordance with recent updates to KCSIE 2023 (Keeping Children Safe in Education) guidance, we will be performing online searches and requesting references for all shortlisted candidates.

Please note: we will require proof of right to work in the UK and qualifications at interview stage. If this is not provided, you may not be interviewed. 

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd June 2024 

Interviews: Week commencing 17th June 2024

Remarkable Autism Ltd operates a safer recruitment process. Appointment to the post will be subject to suitable references and an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check including the child barred list. Remarkable Autism Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.